Road Trip To The Wisconsin Dells' Autumn Harvest Fest

Looking for a quick getaway? Pack a weekend bag and hit the road to the Wisconsin Dells' Autumn Harvest Fest.

The fest takes place Oct. 16 to 17 and offers a bevy of seasonal activities, including pumpkin decorating, a craft fair, farmers market, scarecrow stuffing, petting zoo, hayrides and live entertainment. Also, most of the activities are free (or super cheap.) For a complete schedule visit the fest's website.

Not so into the hay rides? Beer fans can sample Wisconsin's award-winning microbrews at the Wisconsin Dells on Tap event Saturday afternoon. Tickets to the beer event are $30 in advance or $35 at the gate. For more information about the Tap event, visit go here.

Looking for other things to do in the Dells?

Eat here:

High Rock Café, 232 Broadway, Wisconsin Dells, Wis.
Buffalo Phil's Pizza & Grille, 150 Gasser Rd., Wisconsin Dells, Wis.
Marley's Caribbean Restaurant, 1470 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy., Wisconsin Dells, Wis.

Shop here:

Wisconsin Dells Antique Mall, S2270 Highway 12, Wisconsin Dells, Wis.
Tanger Outlet Center, I-90/94, Exit 92, 1/2 mile North on Hwy. 12, 210 Gasser Rd., Wisconsin Dells, Wis.
Goody Goody Gum Drop Candy Kitchens, 401 Broadway, PO Box 410, Wisconsin Dells, Wis.

Stay here:

Black Hawk Motel, 720 Race St., Wisconsin Dells, Wis.
Chula Vista Resort, 2501 N. River Rd., Wisconsin Dells, Wis.
Diamond Hotel, 1630 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy., Wisconsin Dells, Wis.